The A-Ma Temple boasts traditional Chinese architectural style and its setting upon the mountain provides a spectacular sight. The complex itself is vast and houses six sections of several halls each depicting classical designs. The impressive gateway welcomes visitors and just as one crosses the courtyard beyond the gate the Hongren Hall, the oldest in the complex, can be reached via a short winding pathway. This Hall houses the statue of Mazu and is the most visited section of the Temple. Further on one will come across the simply styled hall of Avalokitesvara which has less glam than the others. The most striking section is the Buddhist hall of Zhengjiao Chanlin which is adorned by various ornate styles of the period.
Today the A-Ma Temple is not only a place of worship but also a place to observe the culture, history and architectural styles of the Chinese as well the Island of Macau. And if one were to proceed further up the mountain the striking statue of Mazu stands proudly showing the way to the sailors and fishermen. The area is a popular attraction amongst the locals as well as the visitors to these Islands.
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